Category: Goa News Highlights

Four-lane NH17B works to be completed by Dec 2021: CM

Vasco: Stating that the major issue of cost sharing between Mormugao Port Trust, National Highways Authority of India and Goa government that had delayed completion of the balance portion of four-lane highway NH17B was resolved by the Union Minister of State for Shipping Mansukh Mandaviya, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Tuesday said that the work of the ambitious project connecting […]

Shopkeepers, residents around Samba Square complain of major inconvenience

Panjim: The four-day long Carnival festival concluded on Tuesday but more than entertainment, it had an adverse impact on Panjim residents and shopkeepers who are based around the city Municipal Garden – Garcia de Orta. The annual festivity’s Samba party has allegedly largely affected the age-old businesses. This time of the year too, the streets around Samba Square was blocked. […]

Issue of iron content in Keri water: Vishwajit directs PWD officials to send water samples to lab for evaluation

Panaji/Valpoi: The Health Minister Vishwajit Rane, on Monday, instructed the PWD officials to draw samples of water being supplied to the Keri villagers and send them to laboratory for carrying out further ‘evaluation.’ Rane also directed the officials to carry out inspection for identifying an alternative location to set up a water pump to continue providing clean water to the […]

Oppn councillors to file disqualification petition against Margao MMC Chief

Margao: The controversy of the Carnival route parade has refused to die down and it has snowballed into political slugfest amongst the Margao Municipal Council (MMC) councillors and among other local leaders. While the group of 12 opposition councillors filed a complaint against the MMC chairperson as soon as the High Court had passed its verdict against the holding of […]

Fish market shed gutted in fire at Cortalim

Vasco: Fish and vegetable market shed at Thana-Cortalim was gutted in fire at around 1.30 am on Sunday. Verna fire fighting personnel rushed at the spot and succeeded in extinguishing the fire after an hour long efforts. Early Sunday morning turned unfortunate for some local vegetable and fish vendors from Cortalim village as the market shed caught fire and some […]